Excelsior Springs Police are still looking for a man who escaped from custody early Tuesday morning. Lieutenant Clint Reno says 34-year old Michael Roderick was being treated for a medical condition at an area hospital, when he was able to get away from officers just before 1:00 a.m.
Roderick is described as a white male, 5-feet 9-inches tall, about 170 pounds, with brown hair, blue eyes, earrings in both ears, and a large tribal tattoo on the right side of his neck. Witnesses reported seeing him in the Liberty area around 6:00 a.m. He is wanted on a felony warrant for child neglect out of St. Clair County, Missouri, as well as for traffic violations related to Monday night’s incident. If you have any information, you’re asked to contact the Excelsior Springs Police Department at 816-630-2000 or the local TIPS hotline at 816-637-TIPS.